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6. February: Heart Health 7. HM2 Ahmann: Pharmacy Tech of the Year 9. Health Promotion: Weight Management 10. Wound Care 14. Caregiver Burnout 18. Preventive Medicine: Readiness 20. Crews Into Shape: Team Challenge Topics: NH Guam, Hospital Corps
6. Truth Empowers You to ACT 9. Dealing with Suicide: An Intensely Personal Issue 11. SPOTLIGHT: HN Odegard 12. 3 Ways to Be There 16. Back to School: Helping Kids Adjust 20. What You Should Know Before You Eat Topics: suicide, Hospital Corps, NH Guam
MESSAGE FROM THE SPECIALTY LEADER CAPT Scott Johnston MESSAGE FROM THE RESERVE ASSISTANT SPECIALTY LEADER CDR Michael Basso MESSAGE FROM THE NATIONAL TRAINING DIRECTOR CAPT (ret) Eric Getka RECRUIT MENTAL HEALTH: WELCOME TO THE QUARTERDECK OF THE NAVY! LT ADRIENNE MANASCO & LT ASHLEY SHENBERGER WELCOME TO THE 2015 TRAINEE SELECTEES! CLINICIAN’S CORNER: A TOWER JUMPER, A DROWN-PROOFER, AND AN UNDERWATER NINJA WALK INTO A POOL … CDR ARLENE SAITZYK AND BMC (RET) TONY RICHTER AEROMEDICAL... Topics: NH Guam, aircraft carrier, psychology, flight surgeons
Story by Jennifer Zingalie, U.S. Naval Hospital Guam Public Affairs. "Staying in control is important; diabetics probably know that better than most. In March U.S. Naval Hospital Guam (USNH) stood up a Diabetes Clinic to provide more comprehensive care to patients with uncontrolled diabetes. The clinic is run by a doctor, a corpsman and a Diabetes Nurse Educator. Additional support includes staff from the Optometry, Podiatry and Nutrition Departments." Topics: NH Guam, diabetes, Navy Medicine magazine
By Lt. Jay Morrison, Naval Hospital Guam. "As we move through suicide prevention month, we’re reminded of the important warning signs to watch for in our shipmates, and to spot signs of trouble: increased substance use, withdrawal, recklessness, changes in mood or personality, and especially expressions of hopelessness or wishes to die." Topics: suicide, NH Guam, Navy Medicine Live Blog
"Crossroads is an unofficial Navy news magazine published weekly by Commander Naval Forces Marianas for distribution to Naval and Civil Service personnel..." Topics: NH Guam, Nurse Corps, Vietnam War, beards
United States Navy Medical News Letter Vol. 46 No. 10, 19 November 1965 FRONT COVER: U.S. NAVAL HOSPITAL, GUAM, MARIANA ISLANDS. Surgeon General Attends Ceremony --------------1 MEDICAL ARTICLES Terminal Mechanisms in Human Injury - --------- 1 Skin Hemangiomas Found to Regress Without Treatment -------- 7 Cushing's Syndrome Due to Adrenocortical Tumor --- 8 Physical Fitness in the Ready Reserve ------------- 13 FROM THE NOTE BOOK Implantable Electronic Pacemakers --------------- 14 Studies on... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, NH Guam, psychiatry
Navy Department BUMED News Letter Vol. 10, No. 5, 29 August 1947 Spread of Poliomyelitis ................... 2 The Biochemistry in Gastric Cancer .... 3 Serum Protein & Certain Diseases ..... 7 Vagotomy for Peptic Ulcer ............... 8 Streptomycin & Granuloma Inguinale . .. 9 Hydrazine ·Hydrate ............... ......... 10 Dissolution of Vesical Calculi. ........ 11 Reiter's Syndrome ............... ......... 13 Stomatitis from Oral Penicillin ....... 16 Prevention... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, Naval Medical Research Institute, NH Guam
6. A Frank Discussion about the ‘V’ Word 7. Hospital Corpsman Monica Anderson 8. Prevention Before Birth 14. Tips from Former Smokers 16. Preventive Health: Oral Hygiene Topics: vaccines, pregnancy, dentistry, smoking, NH Guam, Jeannie Comlish, Hospital Corps
By Lt. Cmdr. Michael Mercado, MC, USN U.S. Naval Hospital Guam; interview by Joshua Wick, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs. Editor’s note: Several Navy Medicine personnel, medical treatment facilities (MTFs), units and programs were recognized this year by the Military Health System (MHS) awards program in February. The MHS awards aims to showcase the medical programs and service members who provide and support our medical forces. The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Award for... Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, NH Guam, Family Medicine
7. Spotlight: HM1 Limtengo (SOY) 8.-9. Navy Medicine Presence 10. ARC Volunteer: Kris Devin 11. 12 Days of Holiday Safety 12. Medical Evacuation Department 16. Holiday Help 17. Welcome New OMBUDSMAN 18. Preventive Medicine and Force Health Protection Topics: American Red Cross, NH Guam, Hospital Corps, Jeff Plummer
In 2005, diabetes and associated complications were the fourth leading cause of death on Guam. Diabetes is a metabolic disease, and occurs when the body is not able to produce any or enough insulin, which causes elevated levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. A study done by the Guam Diabetes Association demonstrates that Guam has a diabetes prevalence rate of 11 percent. Approximately 12,000 adults out of 120,000 have diabetes. Topics: Guam, diabetes, NH Guam, Navy Medicine Live Blog
6. Sarah’s Story: A Cancer Story 9. SPOTLIGHT: HM3 Booker 10. 10 Things Lesbians Should Discuss with their Healthcare Provider 11. In Love and Health: Health Concerns for Lesbian and Bisexual Women 12. 10 Things Bisexuals Should Discuss with their Healthcare Provider 14. Gestational Diabetes 15. Health Tips: Diabetes 18. Overweight, Obesity and Weight Loss 19. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) 22. Breast Cancer: What you should know 23. Four Tips on Talking to Your Doctor for Better Health 24.... Topics: women's health, breast cancer, lesbianism, NH Guam, Hospital Corps
By Lt. j.g. Richelle Magalhaes, U.S. Naval Hospital Guam Preventive Medicine. "The Guam Naval Hospital Preventive Medicine (Prev Med.) Department receives support from NEPMU-6 in all matters related to public health. The Honolulu-based unit possesses laboratories, data centers, specialists and subject-matter experts in fields such as; industrial hygiene, environmental health, entomology and expeditionary preventive medicine to provide information, support and aid to operational forces and... Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, NH Guam, NEPMU-6
By Lt. David Groves, Naval Hospital Guam Keeping a machine running at optimal performance requires ongoing maintenance. The human body is no different. Often times the body has been severely injured or to the point that it requires rehabilitation to work properly. This is where physical therapy (PT) steps in. PT focuses on restoring and optimizing human functional mobility. As a physical therapist (PT) at Naval Hospital Guam, I help restore function or movement, where the ability has been lost,... Topics: NH Guam, physical therapy, Navy Medicine Live Blog
Director’s Corner 1 Deputy Director Navy Nurse Corps Reserve Component 2 Deputy Director Navy Nurse Corps Active Component 2 Attending The Naval War College 3 U.S Naval Hospital Guam: Where Navy Nursing’s Day Begins! 4 FY11 Projected DUINS Sub-Specialty Education Opportunities 5 Bravo Zulu 6 Topics: Nurse Corps, NH Guam, Elizabeth Niemyer, Karen Flaherty
Official Publication of U.S. Naval Hospital Guam What’s inside? Women’s Health information October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month WH Spotlight: HM3 Cunningham ARC Volunteer: Evi Wildi Facilities Department Breastfeeding WH Spotlight: HM2 Deleon WH Spotlight: HM2 Ahman WH Spotlight: HM3 Schreiber Training Tips for Women Basic Weight Training Routine Topics: NH Guam, Women's health, American Red Cross, breast cancer
Message from the Specialty Leader Message from the Reserve Assistant Specialty Leader CAPT Victor Huertas, Outgoing Navy Reserve Psychology Assistant Specialty Leader USNH Guam: Supporting Psychological Health and Resiliency Where America’s Day Begins LT Jay Morrison, Psychologist, USNH Guam Spotlight on Ethics: The Case of the Purple Heart Motivation LCDR Shawnna Chee, Concussion Restoration Care Center and CDR Carrie Kennedy, Marine Corps Embassy Security Group The Concepts of NPQ and NAA... Topics: NMC Portsmouth, psychology, NH Guam, TBI, PTSD, NH Camp Lejeune
By Jennifer Zingalie, Naval Hospital Guam Public Affairs. "Many times, people choose a career path in the medical field because they want to help others, but Hospital Corpsman Amanda Odegard, a Behavioral Health Technician, who works in Naval Hospital Guam’s Mental Health Department, never dreamed it would be her career that would help her during her darkest hours." Topics: NH Guam, grief, mental health, Navy Medicine magazine
By Cmdr. Shelly Beck Benfield, department head, Internal Medicine, U.S. Naval Hospital Guam. "Cmdr. Benfield has been in the Navy for over 17 years. As part of Nurses Week and the Navy Nurse Corps birthday, May 13, we are highlighting the great work our Navy nurses are doing worldwide." Topics: Nurse Corps, NH Guam, Navy Medicine Live Blog
Gingerbread Fun! Outstanding Support to Fleet, Force, Families by CAPT Adam M. Robinson, Jr., Commanding Officer Friendly Neighbor program starts lwakuni nurses join together in fellowship There oughta be a Shrine for shoppers ... Eye Clinic sees continuous improvement Lollita gets under our skin about skin we're in Typhoon Assist Pharmacy uses technology to ease wait times Medical Staff Newsletter By LCDR Dan Fisher, President of Medical Staff Navy Dentists' History a Big Hit in Japan Topics: Dental Corps, NH Guam, nursing, BMC lwakuni, NH Yokosuka, Japan
By Jennifer Zingalie, Naval Hospital Guam. Service members are required to ensure they are in good physical health and keep up-to-date personal files, medical and dental records. They are required to complete a periodic health assessment (PHA) along with the Fleet and Marine Corps Health Risk Assessment, which looks at their health status. Topics: medical records, health, NH Guam, Navy Medicine Live Blog
Celebrating 100 Years of the Navy Nurse Corps Naval Hospital Guam Supervises Change Management Projects Naval Medical Center Portsmouth’s Code Blue Response Course Rear Admiral Mary F. Hall Award Topics: Nurse Corps, NH Guam, University of Guam, NMC Portsmouth
by Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Last week, I traveled with Force Master Chief Terry Prince to Guam and Hawaii. Here are several trip highlights: Topics: NH Guam, NHC Hawaii, NEPMU-6, Navy Medicine Live blog
Editor’s Note: Editor’s Note: Cmdr. Vinh Doan, director of dental services, Naval Hospital Guam describes his amazing escape from Vietnam and starting a new life with his family in the U.S. Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, Vietnam War, Dental Corps, NH Guam, boat people
3. November is the month set aside to celebrate Thanksgiving 8. SPOTLIGHT: HN Conrad 10. Kick Stands Up: Motorcycle Safety 12. Meet OB Clinic Manager: Lt. Cmdr. Louis 12. Holiday Tips: Food Storage 16. Flu Season: Get the Facts 18. Career Development Boards: USNH Guam Medical Corps Sets the Course 21. You Can Be Free 23. Plug Into the Facts on E-Cigarettes 24. Leftover Ideas: Eve’s Turkey Tetrazzini Topics: smoking, vaping, influenza, Jeannie Comlish, Mike McGinnis, Robert Burton, Hospital Corps, Carole...
Captain Quintous Earl Crews, Jr. , M. D. , Commanding Officer Naval Regional Medical Center, Long Beach, has been selected for promotion to the grade of Rear Admiral. Topics: NH Oakland, NH Great Lakes, NH Guam, National Naval Medical Center, NRMC Long Beach, radiology
4. Fleet Admiral Chester William Nimitz 6. History Built on Support 9. Health Promotion: Weight Management 10. Historical Time line 12. A Legacy of Care 14-25. Final Moments (photo montage) 26. A New Beginning Topics: history of medicine, World War II, World War 2, NH Guam
Naval Service Medical News (NSMN) 96-27 "Frames of Choice" Give Sailors and Marines Choice Navy Health Experts Attack Insects in Haiti Mail Order Pharmacy Offered in Southeast U.S. Latex Allergies on the Upswing Excellence in Military Medicine Nominees Sought Guam Achieves "Accreditation With Commendation" "In and Out of Harm's Way" Launched by Navy Nurse Corps Assn. "Cradle of the Navy" Book on Sale TRICARE Question and Answer Healthwatch: Summer... Topics: MEDNEWS, NH Jacksonville, eyeglasses, ophthalmology, avy Disease Vector Ecology and Control Center,...
Navy and Marine Corps Medical News 01-12 MN011101. Beneficiaries advised to save receipts for TRICARE coverage not yet implemented MN011102. Bremerton hospital receives high marks from JCAHO MN011103. Local Guam family thanks hospital MN011104. Pensacola hospital earns 'Pipeline Mover' award MN011105. Millington clinic earns 'Flagship' honors for 'Drug Free' programs MN011106. TRICARE Question & Answer MN011107. Healthwatch: Reducing sports injuries Topics: MEDNEWS, NH Bremerton, NH Guam, NH Pensacola, BMCL Millington, drug abuse
By Lt. Jay A. Morrison, Ph.D., MSC, Naval Hospital Guam. "Well organized and positive leadership profoundly impacts an establishment, including in our military and military healthcare systems. However, in the wake of lessons learned, after more than a decade of war, the nature of the military and military medicine is changing rapidly." Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, NH Guam, Medical Service Corps, military medicine
United States Navy Medical News Letter Vol. 36 No. 6, 23 September 1960 ABSTRACTS Protection of the Heart Through Exercise ........... 3 Oral Treatment of Pernicious Anemia...... . .............. 6 Bretylium and Guanethidine in Hypertension . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Endocrine Ocular Changes . . . . . . 9 Gross Hematuria Due to Microlithiasis · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · 11 Tumors of the Neck············ 12 Surface Cooling and Heparinization in Burns · · · · ·... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, NH Guam, Jacob Siegel, dental technicians, William R. Staples, Louis S....
NAVAL SERVICE MEDICAL NEWS 93-48 (930462)-BUMED/USMC Flag Selectees (930463)-USNH Guam -- Being a Good Neighbor (930464)-NavHosp Camp Pendleton Cardiologist Chosen for Clinton (930465)-NC Officer Elected as First Navy UNPA President (930466)-Labhard Receives First Beatrice Ratner Award (930467)-Recent Procurements Benefit Naval Hospitals (930468)-US Army - Baylor University PT Graduate Program (930469)-HEALTHWATCH: Seasonal Affective Disorder (930470)-HIV and You! (930471)-NMCL's CMC... Topics: MEDNEWS, NH Guam, Dervilla Mairin McCann, Presidential health, Uniformed Nurse Practitioner...
Official Biography of Naval Medical Corps Officer Quintous Crews (19 September 1929 - 21 January 2015). Topics: NH Oakland, NH Great Lakes, NH Guam, National Naval Medical Center, NRMC Long Beach, radiology
Editor’s Note: Emergency Medicine Doctors, Cmdr. Randy Baldwin and Cmdr. Richard Childers switched places for a month to give Baldwin the opportunity to hone his emergency medicine skills at Naval Hospital Guam, the highest acuity hospital in the Navy. Topics: Navy Medicine Live Blog, NH Naples, NH Guam, Italy, emergency medicine, training
Navy and Marine Corps Medical News 01-02 MN010201. TRICARE Prime Remote to open for family members MN010202. USNH Guam access increased with text telephones MN010203. Do-it-yourself appointments come on line at NDC Yokosuka MN010204. Pearl Harbor clinic teaches Hawaiian students about drug awareness MN010205. Naval Hospital Pensacola: 175 Years and Counting MN010206. TRICARE Question & Answer MN010207. Healthwatch: Antibiotics aren't always necessary in treatment of child's ear infection Topics: MEDNEWS, NH Guam, hearing, NMCL Pearl Harbor, NDC Yokosuka, drug abuse, NH Pensacola, tobacco,...
Director’s Corner 1 Patient Safety—the Navy Reserve Nurse’s Credentialing Process 2 Navy Nurse Assumes Command of Fort Belvoir Community Hospital 3 Ask the Admiral 4 Specialty Leader Update: Psychiatric/Mental Health (1930/1973) Specialty Leader Update: Maternal-Infant/Neonatal Critical Care (1920/1964) Specialty Leader Update: Ambulatory Care Nursing (69O) 4-6 Career Planning: Will I EVER get into AMDOC? 7 Spotlight on a Command: USNH Guam 8 Detailer Information—Correction 9 Bravo Zulu... Topics: Nurse Corps, NH Guam, Rebecca McCormick-Boyle, Tina Alvarado, Credentialing, Patient safety,...
Director’s Corner: 108 Years of Excellence! by Rebecca McCormick-Boyle RADM, NC, USN, Director, Navy Nurse Corps Reserve Corner: Honoring Our Navy Nursing Mentors by Tina Alvarado RDML, NC, USN, Deputy Director, Reserve Component Navy Medicine Professional Development Center (NMPDC): DUINS by CDR Daniel Meyerhuber Specialty Leader Update: Pediatric Nursing and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (1922/1974) by LCDR Kathryn Stewart Specialty Leader Update: Public Health Nursing (1940) by CDR Carolyn... Topics: NH Guam, Nurse Corps, nursing, pediatrics, Sioux Tribe, Pine Ridge Reservation, diabetes, American...
Navy & Marine Corps Medical News 01-40 MN014001. Tri-Service Military Cancer Institute One Step Closer MN014002. Bethesda Corpsman to the Rescue MN014003. Tricare Online Prototype Unveiled MN014004. Ready Inventory Key to Seamless Supply at Guam MN014005. Okinawa Introduces Teen Clinic MN014006. This Month In Navy Medicine MN014007. Where to Write to Support Our Military People MN014008. Healthwatch: Halloween Safety is a Team Effort Topics: MEDNEWS, Military Cancer Institute, National Naval Medical Center, NH Guam, NH Okinawa, Operation...
7. Sailor Spotlight: HN Maschhoff 8. New Diabetes Clinic 10. The Dangers of Smokeless Tobacco 12. Optometry Department 16. Feet Are the Foundation 18. Preventive Medicine: World TB Day Topics: NH Guam, tuberculosis, Hospital Corps, optometry, podiatry, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), diabetes
NAVAL SERVICE MEDICAL NEWS 94-02 (940010)-HOSPITALMAN CHOSEN FOR NAVAL ACADEMY PREP SCHOOL (940011)-JOINT SERVICE NATION BUILDING (940012)-TRI-SERVICE UNIT 'CUTS RIBBON' (940013)-LESSONS LEARNED -- TRI-SERVICE MEDICAL SERVICES (940014)-EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY MEMBER PROGRAM (940015)-AMA HAS POCKET-SIZED FIRST AID BOOKS (940016)-HEALTHWATCH: DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP PROMOTES AWARENESS (940017)-HIV AND YOU Topics: MEDNEWS, NH Guam, Joint Medical Logistics Functional Development Center (JMLFDC), Fort Detrick,...
Part 1 "Marines Love Their Corpsman" - Join Capt. Jeffrey Plummer, U.S. Naval Hospital Guam Commanding Officer, and Lt. General Lawrence Snowden (USMC retired and senior surviving Iwo Jima veteran) as they discuss Iwo Jima and the role U.S. Naval Hospital Guam played in getting Lt. General Snowden back into combat after being hit by shrapnel during the conflict. This is the first of a three-part series with Lt. General Snowden discussing his memories of combat, corpsman, and... Topics: NH Guam, World War 2, World War II, Iwo Jima, Lawrence Snowden, U.S. Marine Corps, oral history